Atlanta Falcons News and Rumors

  • Chargers claim a running back, place Chris Watt on reserve PUP

    Chargers claim a running back, place Chris Watt on reserve PUP

    profootballtalk.com Updated 4 hours ago
    The Chargers have added a running back to the roster a day after Branden Oliver went down with an injured Achilles. The team announced that they have claimed running back Gus Johnson off of waivers from the Falcons. Johnson split last season between the…
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  • Falcons' Ben Garland, Air Force captain, weighs in on Coli…

    Falcons' Ben Garland, Air Force captain, weighs in on Colin Kaepernick protest

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    Falcons' Ben Garland, Air Force captain, weighs in on Colin Kaepernick protest
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  • Falcons' 53-man roster projection includes two-time Pro Bo…

    Falcons' 53-man roster projection includes two-time Pro Bowler Dashon Goldson

    ESPN.com 14 hours ago
    Falcons' 53-man roster projection includes two-time Pro Bowler Dashon Goldson
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  • Falcons sign Dashon Goldson

    Falcons sign Dashon Goldson

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 28 (yesterday)
    The Falcons didn’t wait long after learning rookie safety Keanu Neal will miss 3-4 weeks because of a knee injury that requires surgery to bring veteran Dashon Goldson in for a visit. Their timeline remained brisk after that meeting as, per multiple rep…
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  • Atlanta Falcons cut Sean Renfree, their No. 2 quarterback last …

    Atlanta Falcons cut Sean Renfree, their No. 2 quarterback last season

    ESPN.com Aug 27 (yesterday)
    Atlanta Falcons cut Sean Renfree, their No. 2 quarterback last season
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  • Falcons announce five roster cuts

    Falcons announce five roster cuts

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons announced five roster cuts Friday as they began the process of trimming their roster to 75 players by next week’s deadline. Waived by the team were wide receiver David Glidden, defensive end Efe Obada, fullback Will Ratelle, cornerback Jorda…
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  • Falcons' Neal to have knee surgery, out 3-4 weeks

    Falcons' Neal to have knee surgery, out 3-4 weeks

    ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    Falcons' Neal to have knee surgery, out 3-4 weeks
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  • Vic Beasley: Pass rush “ain’t working right now”

    Vic Beasley: Pass rush “ain’t working right now”

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 26 (3 days ago)
    The Falcons moved Vic Beasley to linebacker this offseason in hopes of putting him in position to better rush the passer in his second season after being drafted eighth overall in 2015. Beasley missed a little time this summer with a shoulder sprain, bu…
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  • Julio Jones could be back by Sunday, MRIs for Neal and Clayborn…

    Julio Jones could be back by Sunday, MRIs for Neal and Clayborn today

    profootballtalk.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons have some problems coming out of last night’s game against the Dolphins. But apparently the condition of star receiver Julio Jones isn’t one. Jones left the game with an ankle injury in the second quarter, but it’s apparently not so bad, sin…
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  • Falcons' Jones tweaks ankle, held out by coach

    Falcons' Jones tweaks ankle, held out by coach

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (4 days ago)
    Falcons' Jones tweaks ankle, held out by coach
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  • Arian Foster Helps Lead Dolphins Over Falcons 17-6

    Arian Foster Helps Lead Dolphins Over Falcons 17-6

    nytimes.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night.
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  • Falcons' Matt Ryan ice cold in dress rehearsal with Dolphi…

    Falcons' Matt Ryan ice cold in dress rehearsal with Dolphins

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    Falcons' Matt Ryan ice cold in dress rehearsal with Dolphins
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  • Ndamukong Suh injures ankle

    Ndamukong Suh injures ankle

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons aren’t the only team sweating out an injury to a starting defensive player on Thursday night in Orlando. Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh suffered an ankle injury, too. Suh is being evaluated in the locker room. Like Neal, Suh is ques…
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  • Back strain will keep Dwight Freeney out against Dolphins

    Back strain will keep Dwight Freeney out against Dolphins

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (4 days ago)
    The Falcons will be getting linebacker Vic Beasley back in the lineup on Thursday night against the Dolphins after Beasley missed the team’s last game because of a shoulder injury. Another player they hope will be part of an improved pass rush this seas…
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  • Falcons' Mohamed Sanu, Justin Hardy look to be best suppor…

    Falcons' Mohamed Sanu, Justin Hardy look to be best supporting actors

    ESPN.com Aug 25 (5 days ago)
    Falcons' Mohamed Sanu, Justin Hardy look to be best supporting actors
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  • Falcons' Robert Alford eager to help Baton Rouge flood vic…

    Falcons' Robert Alford eager to help Baton Rouge flood victims

    ESPN.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    Falcons' Robert Alford eager to help Baton Rouge flood victims
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  • Is Devin Hester ready for a return? His workout videos look enc…

    Is Devin Hester ready for a return? His workout videos look encouraging

    yahoo.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    Devin Hester was cut by the Atlanta Falcons this offseason, and some wondered whether it might be the end of his career. But based on his recent social-media spree, Hester certainly isn’t among those people. Devin Hester might be nearing a return to the…
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  • Aldrick Robinson Impressing Falcons Teammates With Explosivenes…

    Aldrick Robinson Impressing Falcons Teammates With Explosiveness

    falconsgab.com Aug 24 (5 days ago)
    Aldrick Robinson was drafted in the 6th round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins, but never really got a chance to show what he can do because the Redskins had quite a few talented players at the position and couldn’t give Robinson a lot o…
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  • Falcons will see what's on the line against Dolphins

    Falcons will see what's on the line against Dolphins

    ESPN.com Aug 24 (6 days ago)
    Falcons will see what's on the line against Dolphins
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  • Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons …

    Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long run

    ESPN.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    Pro Bowler Desmond Trufant getting beat deep will help Falcons in long run
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  • Falcons expect Vic Beasley to play this week

    Falcons expect Vic Beasley to play this week

    profootballtalk.com Aug 23 (7 days ago)
    The Falcons pulled linebacker Vic Beasley from the lineup for last week’s game against the Browns because of a shoulder injury, which brought back some bad memories from his rookie season. Beasley was bothered by a torn labrum while picking up four sack…
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  • Video - Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream' 03:05

    Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream'

    Jul 24
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure speaks with former two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Roy "Jet Stream" Green about the advice he's given to Julio Jones to improve his game and what he's learned about Jones as a person.
  • Video - Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery 01:06

    Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery

    Jul 15
    As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
  • Video - OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs 02:03

    OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs

    Jul 13
    Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
  • Video - Is Beckham better than Julio? 02:12

    Is Beckham better than Julio?

    Jul 8
    Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.